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30 July, 2017

30 June 2017, Tirana, Albania – Development of a national school food and nutrition programme for Albania took another step forward today, as a technical workshop convened by FAO reviewed relevant laws and policies currently in place.

The...

22 June, 2017

9 June 2017 – The National Institute of Statistics in Albania (INSTAT) published the largest range of gender statistics to date in Albania. Named Men and...

20 June, 2017

World Refugee Day Statement
20 June, 2017

On June 20, World Refugee Day, we honour the resilience and courage of more than 65 million people who have been forced to flee war, persecution and violence. But it`s also a moment to...

9 June, 2017

The handover ceremony of HazMatID 360 equipment, a donation of the Export Control & Related Border Security (EXBS) Programme in the US Embassy in Tirana, officially marked the transfer of the much – needed equipment to the Port Control Unit...

30 May, 2017

Tirana, 30 May 2017: IOM, the UN Migration Agency, and UNHCR, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, in Albania presented today the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants adopted by all 193 member states of the United Nations...

29 May, 2017

Op Ed

Brian J. Williams, UN Resident Coordinator, UNDP Resident Representative & the UN Country Team in Albania

Last week, a critical political agreement was reached, enabling a more inclusive election.  This clears the way for...

20 May, 2017

The Joint work plan of the Environment and Climate Change Outcome of the United Nations –Government of Albania Programme of Cooperation is up and running!

After a productive dialogue between counterparts from participating ministries,...

17 May, 2017

The Inter-Ministerial Committee for the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals, Agenda2030 for sustainable development, with Prime Minister Order No. 63 of 12 May 2017, held its first meeting today. 
The focus of this Committee is to...

17 May, 2017

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief, Ahmed Shaheed, today praised the Albanian Government`s policies and practices to promote and protect interreligious harmony and co-existence in the country.

However,...

12 May, 2017

Tirana 12 April, 2017- The Ministry of Education and Sport and the Institute of Educational Development (IED), in cooperation with UNESCO and UNICEF launch today Sustainable Development Goal 4-Education 2030 and the Education Policy Review report...